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0049103
ANCIENT FARMING TOOLS.
A wooden hoe and a flint-bladed sickle with wooden handle from Egypt; and a bone-handled sickle from Palestine. All before 4000 B.C.
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0165637
FRANCE: DOLMEN.
The remains of a dolmen, a type of megalithic tomb, in the Maine-et-Loire department of France, 4th-2nd millennium B.C. Photograph, 20th century.
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0167883
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Poduri, northeastern Romania, 4th millennium B.C.
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0018868
SUSA WARE BOWL.
Painted base. From Persepolis, c3,500 B.C.
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0130278
HYDROCEPHALIC SKULL.
Skull of a prehistoric person affected by hydrocephalus, from Seeburg, Germany, 3600-3300 B.C. Full credit: Schellhorn - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0026147
TERRACOTTA JAR.
Terracotta jar with painted ibex from Iran, c3500 B.C.
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0018927
EGYPT: BURIAL.
Egyptian predynastic burial. Before 3100 B.C.
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0259906
CHINA: NEOLITHIC POTTERY.
Neolithic painted pottery urn made by the Yangshao culture, which flourished along the Yellow River in China, 5000 B.C. - 3000 B.C.
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0018867
SUSA WARE TUMBLER.
From Susa, c3,500 B.C.
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0165636
FRANCE: DOLMEN.
The remains of a dolmen, a type of megalithic tomb, in the Maine-et-Loire department of France, 4th-2nd millennium B.C. Photograph, 20th century.
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0167881
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Frumusica-Bodesti, northeastern Romania, 3600-3200 B.C.
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0019280
NEOLITHIC FIGURE.
Neolithic grey limestone female figure from Karpathos, Dodecanese Islands, c3,500 B.C.
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0028483
EGYPT: TWO GERZEAN POTS.
From El-Amra, Egypt, c3400 B.C.
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0123327
CYCLADIC IDOL, c3000 B.C.
Masculin idol, 3200-2700 B.C., found on the island of Amorgos. Heigh: 25 cm.
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0028482
EGYPTIAN VASE, c4000 B.C.
Badarian black-topped pot from Upper Egypt.
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0012472
CART, 4th MILLENNIUM B.C.
Wooden cartwheels as used in the Near East in the fourth millennium B.C. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0167656
TURKMENISTAN: GODDESS FIGURE.
Seated fertility goddess figure. Painted clay, southern Turkmenistan, late 4th millennium B.C.
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0167889
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURES.
Diagram illustrating clay phallic figures of the Cucuteni culture, from Beresti, eastern Romania, 4th millennium B.C.
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0167882
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Tirpesti, northeastern Romania, 4th millennium B.C.
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0028545
EGYPTIAN CLAY POT.
An Egyptian clay pot painted with flamingos and ibexes. End of 4th millenium B.C.
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0057500
NEOLITHIC ARROWHEADS.
Found in Tassili, Algeria. 4th millennium B.C.
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0278463
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Egyptian civilization, Protodynastic Period. Small funerary stele depicting the deceased with lotus flowers. At the bottom, hieroglyphs. From Saqqara. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0320554
PREHISTORIC ART.
Ireland - County Clare - Burren. Poulnabrone Dolmen (3800 b.C.-3200 b.C.). Full Credit: DEA / W. BUSS / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0035299
MOTHER GODDESS.
Seated Mother Goddess figure from Haltarxian, Malta, 3rd Millenium B.C.
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0167890
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURES.
Diagram illustrating clay phallic figures of the Cucuteni culture, from Habasesti, northeastern Romania, 4th millennium B.C.
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0012129
EGYPT: SEND INSCRIPTION.
The main panel of the Send inscription, c4,000 B.C., the oldest written record. At left is S'era, a priest and relative of Send, king of the Second Dynasty. Opposite is a seated woman. The hieroglyphics depict incense, dates, wine, loaves, linen, and other offerings to the king.
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0041089
EGYPTIAN FIGURE.
Figure of a woman, found at Mamarija. Painted clay, 4th millenium B.C.
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0052447
EGYPTIAN JEWELRY.
Beaded diadem. Nagada II (c3200 B.C.). From Abydos.
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0320243
PREHISTORIC ART.
The Great Pierre Couverte, megalithic dolmen in Bagneux, near Saumur, France. Detail of the interior of the tomb. Neolithic Age, 5th-3rd Millennium BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserve
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0416430
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Hippo tusk with bearded male head, height 24 cm. Egyptian Civilisation, Neolithic, 5th-4th millennium BC. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0319961
PREHISTORIC ART.
Prehistory, Malta, Neolithic. Votive sculptural group depicting two women, with traces of ochre paint. From Brochtorff Circle at Xaghra, Gozo Island. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0320553
PREHISTORIC ART.
Ireland - County Clare - Burren. Poulnabrone Dolmen (3800 b.C.-3200 b.C.). Full Credit: DEA / W. BUSS / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0320507
PREHISTORIC ART.
Malta - Paola - Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1980). Oracle Room. Detail of volute red decorations and solar disks, 3300-3000 b.C. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserve
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0414706
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Dagger decorated with war and hunting scenes, flint blade, elephant ivory handle, recto, found at Gebel el-Arak. Egyptian Civilisation, Predynastic Period, Gerzean culture, Naqada II. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0318948
PREHISTORIC ART.
Prehistory, Palestine, 4th millennium b.C. Ossuary vessel with large opening on top. From Hatzor (Israel). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0275378
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Bottom of an engraved terracotta pan, from Paros, Greece. Cycladic culture, 4th-3rd millenium BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. NIMATALLAH / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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0274285
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Egypt, Flint knives from the Delta, predynastic period 31-30th Century B.C., Germany, Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Agyptischer Kunst (Egyptian Museum), Egyptian art. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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0417040
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Ruins of the megalithic temple of Mnajdra (Unesco World Heritage List, 1992), Malta. 3200-2500 BC. Full credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All ri.
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0274379
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Sculpture representing a nude female figure, circa 3300-2900 B.C., yellow alabaster 4th-3rd Millennium B.C., National Iraq Museum (Archaeological Museum), Sumerian art. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0320555
PREHISTORIC ART.
Ireland - County Clare - Burren. Poulnabrone Dolmen (3800 b.C.-3200 b.C.). Full Credit: DEA / W. BUSS / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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